Monks’ Late Run Holds Off Wildcats

Monks’ Late Run Holds Off Wildcats

STANDISH, Maine - Looking to get their first conference win, the Johnson & Wales University men's lacrosse team couldn't complete a fourth-quarter comeback against Saint Joseph's College of Maine on Saturday. The Wildcats lost, 17-9, to the Monks

Records:
Saint Joseph's: 6-2, 2-0 GNAC
Johnson & Wales: 1-7, 0-2 GNAC

 

Statistical Leaders:

Erik Lindaas (JWU): 5 goals
Matt Gelb (JWU): 1 goal, 2 assists
Brad Kretz (JWU): 1 goal, 1 assist

 

Of Note:
The Wildcats got off to a fast start, scoring the only two goals of the opening quarter thanks to Matt Gelb and Brad Kretz.

 

The Wildcats and Monks traded goals to start the second quarter. Thomas Lyons scored with 8:36 remaining in the second to give the Wildcats their largest lead of the game, 5-2. SJC finished the quarter on a 6-1 run to take an 8-6 lead into halftime.

 

Erik Lindaas tallied back-to-back goals in the third to cut the Monks' margin to 9-8 and then found the back of the net three minutes into the fourth to slice the lead to three. From there, Saint Josephs scored five-straight goals to finish match.

 

The Monks had a 53-35 advantage in shots and ground balls, 48-28.

Up Next:
Johnson & Wales is home Tuesday to take on Anna Maria College at 7 pm.